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April 20, 2011

WSSU's John Martin Named CIAA Women's Tennis Coach of the Year

April 20, 2011

HAMPTON, VA - The Winston-Salem State Rams and Lady Rams tennis teams earned numerous postseason honors as both Rams and Lady Rams players were named to the 2011 All-Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) teams. A pair of Lady Rams earned spots on the All-CIAA team while one of the Rams earned the honor as well.

Winston-Salem State Lady Ram sophomores Kayla Carter and Kalin Jarvis both earned spots on the women's All-CIAA team after leading the Lady Rams to a . Carter finished the 2011 season with a 16-4 (9-2 CIAA) singles record with a 9-2 record in CIAA play and joined Jarvis to post a 22-3 doubles record. Jarvis finished the 2011 season with a 16-2 (10-1 CIAA) overall record. Carter primarily played in the #1 position while Jarvis played third and fourth positions.

Coxton was the only Rams player to earn All-CIAA honors. For the season, he posted a 13-7 overall record and a 9-1 record in CIAA play.

The Rams and Lady Rams tennis teams will begin their quest for a CIAA championship this weekend at the 2011 CIAA Tennis Championships on the campus of Virginia State University. For more information on Rams and Lady Rams tennis, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.